Here's the scoop on building and marketing great games for the iPhone and iPad!
The iPhone and iPad are the hottest techno-gadgets on the market today, and games for it are even hotter. To help you cash in on the trend, this book shows what it takes to create a good iPhone and iPad game and how to get it into the App Store.
Want to build the next runaway Facebook app like Farmville or Mafia Wars? Interested in leveraging Facebook app development as part of a marketing strategy? Whether you want to build your own Facebook app from scratch, extend an existing Facebook app, or create a game, this book gets you up and running in no time. Master the Facebook toolkit, get acquainted with the Facebook Markup and Query languages, navigate the Facebook AP
All the code examples in this book are coded as Java applets so that they
can be used with Java-enabled Web browsers and published on the Web. At
the time of this writing, the current release of Java is release 1.1.5 with
version 1.2 just appearing as a developer release. Java versions 1.1 and later
add many new features, such as a completely new event model, but many
Web browsers have yet to fully incorporate these new features. Therefore,
the applets in this book are coded to be compatible with the earlier Java
1.0.2 standard so that they work with the widest variety of web browser....
The 2011 version of the Microsoft Office productivity suite for the Mac sports major changes from what Mac users are accustomed to. This soup-to-nuts guide gets the Mac crowd up to date quickly and easily. Individual minibooks thoroughly cover the Project Gallery, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook (new for Mac), and the Project Center. You’ll learn how the new Office integrates with the Windows version, how to use and customize the new Ribbon interface, and much more.
Office for Mac is the most popular office productivity suite for the Mac, used by 1.
Build your next game on a bigger scale with Pro HTML5 Games. This book teaches you the essentials of advanced game programming in HTML5. You’ll learn techniques that you can transfer to any area of HTML5 game development to make your own professional HTML5 games!
Led by an expert game programmer, you’ll build two complete games in HTML5: a strategy puzzle game based on the Box2d physics engine and in the style of Angry Birds and a real-time strategy (RTS) game complete with units, buildings, path-finding, artificial intelligence, and multiplayer support.
Ten apps included to help you get started on your very own exciting mobile app.
These apps include working with localization, social networks, geolocation, as well as the camera, audio, video, plugins, and more.
Apps cover the spectrum from productivity apps, educational apps, all the way to entertainment and games.
Explore design patterns common in apps designed for mobile devices